East Cobb Academic Showcase
Sponsored by the East Cobb Patriots and Opportunities for Kids, Inc.
If you a really good student, here is your chance to get seen by some of the best academic schools in the country. Every June 30-40 coaches come to see the best and the brightest play baseball at the East Cobb Academic Showcase. The Showcase is open to any baseball player who has a 3.0 or 85% core GPA or greater and is a 2019, 2020, or 2021 graduate.
This year, the Showcase will be just before Perfect Game World Wood Bat 17 starts so that both players and college coaches, who are already planning on coming in to Atlanta, can attend the Showcase.
Ages: 019, 020, 021 Grads
When: Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28
Where: East Cobb Complex Field 3, Check-in 3:00 p.m. on June 27
Registration Information: You must have a 3.0 GPA or 85% overall grade or greater to register for the Showcase. Participation is limited to the first 120 student athletes to register.
The entry cost is only $250.
For more information, contact: Contact Jim Lovejoy at ECAShowcase@aol.com
Day 1: Check-in, stretching, 60-yard time, throwing warm-up, infield and outfield evaluation, catching pop times, hitting. All pitchers, including secondary pitchers, may throw bullpens.
Day 2: Teams scrimmaging. Pitchers evaluated during scrimmage games. Players are guaranteed to play in their PRIMARY Position only during the game portion of the Showcase. The Showcase Coordinator will use secondary positions as needed. All Pitcher Onlys will have the opportunity to throw 2 innings.
“The East Cobb Academic Showcase is a great event we attend every year. It provides us an opportunity to see outstanding baseball players with outstanding grades. The number of student-athletes mixed with all the great colleges that attend is a win-win situation for both.”
– Bobby Perez, Emory Coach
Schools that have attended East Cobb Academic Showcases the past three years:
Centre, UAB, Wheaton, Bucknell, Amherst, Transylvania, Tufts, Mercer, Samford, Piedmont, Kennesaw State, Sewanee, Washington and Lee, Emory, Rhodes, Davidson, Maryville, Coast Guard, University of Texas-Dallas, Berry, Shorter, Millsaps, Franklin & Marshall, Dickinson, Point, Whitman, Covenant, Trevecca, Denison, Georgetown, NC Wesleyan, Birmingham Southern, LaGrange, Northwestern, Washington University, Tusculum, Young Harris, Wofford, Montevallo, Lee, Huntington, Hendrix, Savannah State, Georgia State and Harvard.
Coaches from Mercer, Davidson, Kennesaw State and the Patriots will be field coaches at this summer’s Showcase. We expect an additional 30-40 coaches to scout the Showcase.
All Showcase information (2-page Registration Form (below) & Check) must be in our office by June 25, 2018.